Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra - The Best of "Smack" Henderson
Fletcher Henderson and his orch. - SUGARFOOT STOMP
Fletcher Henderson - Wrappin' It Up - N.Y.C. 12.09.34
SHANGHAI SHUFFLE - Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra featuring Louis Armstrong
Fletcher Henderson - The Stampede - New York City, May 14, 1926
James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr. was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music. His was one of the most prolific black musical arrangers and his influence was vast. He was often known as Smack Henderson. Fletcher is ranked along with Duke Ellington as one of the most influential arrangers and band leaders in jazz history, and helped bridge the gap between the jazz and swing era.